"These parents should be ashamed of themselves," wrote Donald Trump Jr. in a Wednesday retweet of the video.
A federal judge issued an order blocking federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Marshals from targeting legal observers and journalists covering Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Oregon.
Current and former law enforcement officials told Newsweek that the Trump administration is using elite paramilitary border units in lieu of U.S. troops to confront protests in Portland.
"What is he using them for? For crowd control, for repressing the right of people to protest," the mayor said.
Federal authorities have an internal system that allows them to identify each officer, CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said.
Christopher David, 53, was seen being beaten with a baton and pepper sprayed in the face by federal agents in a viral video.
Wall of Moms Twitter accounts have popped up for at least 22 other cities and states, suggesting the power of the Oregon-based movement's ability to inspire grass-roots organizing.
A video recorded outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, shows a protester wielding the lacrosse stick while others use leaf blowers to disperse tear gas.
"The Geneva Convention states that destroying medical equipment is a war crime violation. Yet, here we are in Portland," Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding tweeted.
Ted Wheeler joined protesters outside the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse during yet another night of demonstrations in the Oregon city.
Boris Epshteyn has been mocked for using video of unrest under President Donald Trump to show what Joe Biden's America might look like.
Portland City Council voted unanimously in favor of a resolution blocking the local police bureau from working with federal officers in the city.
Some protesters threw flares and other incendiary objects over a fence erected to protect the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse.
Jo Ann Hardesty accused Portland police of adopting the same tactics of the civil rights protests. The city's police union chief said her claims were "outlandish."
"This is not a de-escalation strategy. This is flat-out urban warfare," Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said.
"This bloodshed must end. This bloodshed will end," Trump said.
"These federal forces are beating, tear gassing and detaining my neighbors," Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said Wednesday.
"When a person picks up a gun, we suffer as a city. This cannot be who we are," Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
A group of dads in Portland, Oregon, carried leaf blowers during a recent protest to help stop tear gas from police from affecting other protesters, specifically the Wall of Moms organization.
"I've talked to several Republican colleagues who are very opposed to the secret police strategy," Sen. Jeff Merkley told Newsweek.
The clip has been viewed more than 1 million times on social media.
Twitter users compared Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf's remarks to the science fiction film set in a future where a special police unit arrests criminals intending to commit a crime.
DHS officials have said they refuse to pull federal law enforcement officers out of Portland, Oregon.
The doxxing of local police follows nearly 55 solid days and nights of racial justice protests around the city.
"These insurrectionists in the streets of Portland are little different from the insurrectionists who seceded from the Union in 1861," Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton said.
"This is a democracy, not a dictatorship," Governor Kate Brown said in a tweet. "We cannot have secret police abducting people in unmarked vehicles. I can't believe I have to say that to the President of the United States."
Federal agents later dispersed the crowd using tear gas, flash bangs and less-lethal munitions.
"In Portland, they've done a fantastic job," President Donald Trump said of federal law enforcement officers.
Government officials in Oregon called for federal troops to leave Portland last week amid reports that unidentified agents were detaining protesters.